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Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2) vs Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A20 XMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)13Points
Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2280

48
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Compare Motorola Moto G8 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)13 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)vsGalaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core49%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+64GB (49GB available)133%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+1080x2280 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1560 pixels
+400 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+(triple camera) 48MP + 16MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP
+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 25MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)11%
Lighter
9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)17%
Thinner
LTPS IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6.3"vs+6.4"2%
Larger screen
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.

34 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+27 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
ModelMoto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G8 Plus XT2019, Motorola TrinketGalaxy A20 SM-A205F/Dual-Sim
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
(Europe)(Global, International)India
(Europe), (Global, International), India
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2019April, 2019
Depth9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.83 x 158.35 millimeters (2.99 x 6.23 in)74.7 x 158.4 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125 (11nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.35Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~85% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/100 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13/5 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28, 66)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.22.0um14mm117°
5MP depthf/2.21.12um
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)25 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Cosmic Blue, Crystal Pink
- Silicone case included
- Dolby sound
- Dedicated action cam
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Deep Blue, Red, Coral Orange
- Display HD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 days
Standby19680 minutes | 328 hours | 13.7 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.23W/kg (head) | 1.38W/kg (body)
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